I made this resource for my Year 2 class to prepare them for the arithmetic SATs paper. This 'number challenge' starts with number bonds to 10 and 20 then doubles and halves before working through the times tables. I give children 2 minutes to do as many as they can. Once they have completed the challenge twice with 100% they get to move up to the next challenge.
This bundle contains everything you need to a 2 week unit of work on writing a historical narrative set in the Victorian Era. I have included: 2 weeks worth of English plans; smart notebook slides for the week with warm ups, lesson structures and activities; a building a picture sheet which children can use to asses their own writing to ensure they’ve included a range of language features; a planning sheet for children to fill in; and a modelled write which is written at year 6 level and contain all the features which children are expected to include.
This is a weeks worth of English lessons on the theme of Victorian Workhouses. It is aimed at Year 5 or 6 pupils. I have included a full weekly English plan, smart notebook slides for the week, a planning sheet for the children to use to plan their writing and a high quality modelled write which covers a lot of the main elements Year 6 children are expected to include (a range of sentence types, subordinate clauses in different positions, advanced language).
This would be best taught after/ alongside reading the book ‘Street Child’.
This is a whole unit of work for Year 6 English lessons on Non-chronological reports. It comprises of 9 lessons and includes the build up to two big writes - one of which I use as a full independent write (assessed piece). The lessons are set up on smart noteboard and each slide contains the outline of the lessons, questions and explanation of activities. I have also created (and included) a modelled write which enables children to see the type of writing that is expected of them in Year 6. The modelled write contains a range of sentence types and high level punctuation.
This sheet comprises of 1 large map of the world so children can see where the Mayans were located. Then it zooms in on the specific area so children can see the different shapes of the key countries. Children use an atlas to locate the countries, label, colour in and make a key.
This resource contains 5 recipes for a Victorian Cooking lesson. I split my Year 6 class into 5 groups. Each group cooks a different Victorian dish. Once everyone has finished cooking, we have a Victorian banquet! Parent helpers essential!
This is a full unit of work (19 lessons) for English and Guided Reading for a Year 3 class who are exploring the book ‘Stone Age Boy’ by Satoshi Kitamura. All of the slides are prepared on smartnotebook and the unit takes the children through the book using talk for writing strategies. There are lessons on grammar and punctuation, using adjectives, similes and writing descriptions and the lessons build up to the children writing their own version of the story “Bronze Age boy or girl” or “Iron Age boy or girl”.
This pack contains everything you need to teach Just So stories. This is a series of 5 lessons that I use with my Year 6 class. I have included 3 edited just so stories so they are at the appropriate level and contain objectives for Year 6. This pack contains the smart notebook slides for all 5 lessons. The lessons start by analysing the texts and then move on to them planning and writing their own versions of Just So Stories. A planning pro-forma is included as well.
Parents were always saying that the didn't know what to do with their Year 2 children to help them with maths. So I made these maths homework sheets that I sent home every week. The sheets cover the whole maths curriculum for Year 2.
Each sheet has three levels of challenge and I allowed the children choose to complete 1, 2 or all 3 challenges depending on how confident they felt and how much time they had.
This is the notebook file for an English unit where students will write their own Mayan Stories. I teach this unit with my Year 6 class towards the end of the Mayan topic when the class have a good knowledge of the Mayan Era. This notebook file contains the modelled write split up into sections to give students inspiration for their own writing.
This is a high quality modelled write about cinemas that I use with my Year 3 class to model what a non-chronological report should look like. It contains the key features of an information text: headings, subheadings, a picture, an introduction etc. As well as the key grammatical features that Year 3/4 children should be aiming to use (fronted adverbials, FANBOYS, subordinate clauses, brackets, questions, exclamations and colons).
In the lesson, I would get the children to read the text and discuss what they have learnt from it. They could develop the skills of scanning and skimming and re-calling key information. Then, I ask them to highlight the key features of a non-chronological report. Finally, they could search for high quality language, facts or punctuation that they would like to use in their own writing.
This is a collection of my smart note slides that I use for the warm ups to maths lessons for the place value topic. I use 1 or 2 a day and the children answer the questions on their mini whiteboards. Ideal for Year 5/6 or a challenge for year 4.
This is a collection of smart note slides that I’ve made to use as warm ups for maths lessons for year 5 or 6 in the unit of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Some of the slides could be used as teaching aids or whole lessons in themselves.
To help my Year 6 children develop their skills for the new arithmetic SATs paper, I have created a weekly 'operation challenge' sheet. The sheets have 8 questions which most children can finish in around 10 minutes.
The questions get harder week by week and contain questions on the four operations, decimals, fractions and percentages. There are 25 sheets in this folder.
This is a collection of over 20 slides with warm ups and teaching promps for Year 5/6 maths fractions, decimals and percentages. I use them at the start of my maths lessons and get my class to answer the questions on their mini white boards.